Tzahi Grad was born in 1962 in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an acclaimed stage and movie actor, director, and writer, known for Big Bad Wolves (2013), Giraffes (2001) and Foul Gesture (2006). He was nominated for many awards in Israel for his directing, as well as acting and writing. Grad won an Israeli Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in Someone to Run With (2006). His latest film and third feature as a director is The Cousin (2017). He graduated from “Nissan Nativ” Acting Studio.